Council housing and housing association


  • Housing Benefit

    Housing Benefit or Local Housing Allowance (LHA) - rates, eligibility, claim form, calculator, appeals, 'discretionary payments'

  • Apply for council housing

    Apply for council housing through your local council - you'll usually have to join a waiting list

  • Council housing

    How to apply for a council house or flat - housing waiting lists, types of tenancies, the Right to Buy scheme and repairs, complaining about the council

  • Housing Benefit information from your council

    Information about Housing Benefit from your local council - apply to help pay your rent

  • Housing association homes

    How to apply for a housing association home, types of tenancy agreement and the Right to Acquire

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News and communications

  1. £1 billion housing delivery fund launched by Brokenshire in partnership with Barclays
  2. James Brokenshire launches £200 million pilot to boost social home ownership
  3. Social housing green paper: a ‘new deal’ for social housing
  4. James Brokenshire launches a new deal for social housing residents
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Policy and engagement

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